3837. Laban
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Laban: Laban
Original Word: לָבָן
Part of Speech: proper name, masculine; proper name, of a location
Transliteration: Laban
Phonetic Spelling: (law-bawn')
Short Definition: Laban

II. לָבָן54 proper name, masculine son of Bethuel, brother of Rebekah, and father-in-law of Jacob (ᵐ5 Λαβαν), Genesis 24:29 (twice in verse); Genesis 24:50; Genesis 27:43; Genesis 28:2,5 17t. J (Gen 29, 30, 31, 32); Genesis 29:15,16,19,21,22,26 18t. E (Gen 31, 32, הָאֲרַמִּי ׳ל Genesis 31:24); Genesis 25:20 (הָאֲרַמִּי ׳ל) Genesis 28:5 (id.), also Genesis 28:2; Genesis 29:24,29; Genesis 46:18,25 (all P).

III. לָבָן proper name, of a location, connected with desert-journey of Israelites Deuteronomy 1:1, ᵐ5 Λοβαν; possibly = לִבְנָה 2, q. v.


The same as laban; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert -- Laban.

see HEBREW laban

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